Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The red sponge, Microciona prolifera, which commonly grows on oysters, forming a beard on the shell.

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Examples

  • That mistake cost him any chance he may have had, for this raging redbeard wasn't fighting by any sporting rules.

    "High-Frequency War" by Harl Vincent, part 3

  • But I think I will take a cue from redbeard and go with CrackWhore!

    February 28th, 2007

  • That mistake cost him any chance he may have had, for this raging redbeard wasn't fighting by any sporting rules.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • (Hey, I got an honorable mention in a bookpile contest!) redbeard posted a meme that looked oddly satisfying, in that "if it were me what were in charge" kinda way.

    February 28th, 2007

  • Tarrant jumped to his feet and caught Rufus by the arms before the redbeard could try to draw.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • "I knew what you was after," said the redbeard, unwont-edly low, "but I'd stopped thinking you'd ever find it."

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • "I knew what you was after," said the redbeard, unwont-edly low, "but I'd stopped thinking you'd ever find it."

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • 'Aye, aye,' the burly redbeard agreed with a wheezing sigh, wagging his head so that the firelight glinted from the golden hoops in his ears. '

    Conan Of The Isles

  • When the redbeard cursed me from his chariot's road and poked me with his spear, and the woman laughed beside him, did I not remember?

    The Bull From The Sea

  • And he imagined the most laughable scene possible as an example of this, if this contemptible student, this inflated child, this knock-kneed redbeard, if he were kneeling at Elsa's bed wringing his hands and begging for forgiveness.

    The Trial

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